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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN  
442 PM EST TUE NOV 7 2017 /342 PM CST TUE NOV 7 2017/  
 
...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 11/07/17 THUNDERSTORM WIND EVENT ACROSS  
MCMINN COUNTY THIS MORNING...  
   
OVERVIEW
 
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPED ACROSS MCMINN COUNTY PRODUCING  
WIND DAMAGE FROM RICEVILLE TO ENGLEWOOD EARLY THIS MORNING.  
   
THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE
 
 
PEAK WIND ESTIMATED: 75-80 MPH  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 1  
 
START DATE: 11/07/2017  
START TIME: 854 AM ET  
START LOCATION: RICEVILLE, TN  
 
END DATE: 11/07/2017  
END TIME: 918 AM ET  
END LOCATION: ENGLEWOOD, TN  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY: A NWS TEAM COMPLETED THE DAMAGE SURVEY ACROSS MCMINN COUNTY. THE  
TEAM DETERMINED THAT THE DAMAGE WAS CAUSED BY DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS UP TO  
80 MPH. A MOBILE HOME WAS BLOWN DOWN NEAR RICEVILLE, TENNESSEE NEAR COUNTY ROAD 100.  
THE STRONG WINDS CONTINUED ACROSS MCMINN COUNTY AND PRODUCED ADDITIONAL DAMAGE  
NEAR INGLEWOOD, TENNESSEE. SEVERAL TREES AND POWER LINES WERE BLOWN DOWN NEAR THE  
INTERSECTION OF COUNTY ROAD 561 AND PINE STREET.  
 
NOTE:  
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO  
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN  
NWS STORM DATA.  
 

 
 
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